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Name of Pesticide

Year since Banned

Dibromochloropropane (DBCP)

1997

Endrin

1997

Pentachloronitrobenzene (PCNB)

1998

Pentachlorophenol (PCP)

1998

Toxaphene

1998

Ethyl parathion

1997

Chlordane

1997

Heptachlor

1996

Aldrin

1996

Paraquat-di-methyl sulphate

1997

Nitrofen

1997

Tetradien

1997

Calcium cyanide

1995

Copper acotoarsenite

1995

Ethyl mercury chloride

1995

Menazon

1995

Sodium  methane arsonate

1995

BHC (HCH)

1997

Phenyl mercury acetate (PMA)

-

Nichotine sulphate

1997

DDT

1989

Chlorobenzilate

2003

Aldicarb

-

Dieldrin

1990

Trichloro acetic acid

2003

Maleic Hydrazide

2003

 


Source: Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana ,2006 and Central Insecticide Board, GOI as cited in SOE, Punjab, 2007